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Needlework picture

1991.1415 (RS24612)

Description

Section of cream-colored textile embroidered in polychrome crewel wools depicting sprays of flowers. Appears to be an unfinished fragment, possibly for window or bedhangings.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
crewelwork (technique)
linen (material)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Artifact Remnant
Descriptive terms
Chain Stitched
crewelwork (technique)
crewelwork (visual works)
Crewelworked
fragments
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
stitching
TEXTILE
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
18 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1415
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3183

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